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The Creative Writing MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Graduate Students (Paperback)

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The Creative Writing MFA Handbook guides prospective graduate students through the difficult process of researching, applying to, and choosing graduate schools in creative writing. The handbook includes profiles of fifty creative writing programs, guidance through the application process, advice from current students and professors including George Saunders, Aimee Bender, Tracy K. Smith, and Geoffrey Wolff, and the most comprehensive listings of graduate writing programs in and outside the United States. The handbook also includes special sections about Low-Residency writing programs, Ph.D. programs, publishing in literary journals, and workshop and teaching advice.

In a remarkably concise, user-friendly fashion, The Creative Writing MFA Handbook answers as many questions as possible, and is packed with information, advice, and experience.

About the Author

Tom Kealey graduated from the MFA Creative Writing program at the University of Massachusetts in 2001, and afterwards he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University. He currently teaches at Stanford. He has been in many, many writing workshops, both as a student and as a teacher. At the University of Massachusetts he was the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award. You can read more about Kealey on his blog: http: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826418173
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: December 1st, 2005
Pages: 224